For a horse to decrease body fat, lose weight and decrease its body condition score, it needs to be burning more calories than it is taking in.
While many horse owners struggle to keep their easy keepers lean, others have the opposite problem: their horses need to gain weight.
Lactose intolerance in foals is rare and arises from the failure of the intestines to secrete the enzyme lactase to hydrolyse lactose in the dam's milk.
It’s important to know a horse’s weight when formulating a diet or medication dosage. This article highlights ways you can figure out a horse's weight.
Travel is very stressful on horses, especially long-haul ground trips or flights. There is evidence to suggest that cortisol increases with such travel.
Do we truly understand the implications of what we feed horses? HSI takes a look at the latest research into sport horse nutrition.
There are many reasons why an owner would prefer to feed their horse a diet that has a lower glucose and insulin response, keep reading to find out more.
There are a number of bee pollen products on the market; always check with your vet prior to adding anything new to your horse's diet.
Equine nutritionist Shannon Pratt-Phillips, Ph.D., says a hot horse may benefit from being fed and managed to attenuate blood glucose responses to feeding.
In some humans with celiac disease, sensitivity to gluten causes a host of physical problems such as inflammation, gas, bloating, and diarrhea.